Hands On: Plant Some Milkweed Now

Planting a variety of milkweed seeds is a sure way to attract Monarchs.

Today we’ll plant some milkweed seeds in plant flats that we have already vernalized for you. Note that we will be using organic soil.

If you decide to plant some at home, remember to talk to your parents about the importance of not using pesticides anywhere near your milkweed.

Here are some tips for planting milkweed:

Growing Milkweeds

Growing Instructions for Milkweed

Here is an article that explains why Tropical Milkweed is not the milkweed of choice: Plan to Save Monarch Butterfly Backfires